Travelling to Ecuador meant backpacking, adventure and hostel living. First time in one so no use comparing to a hotel although this one may be superior to some. I was surprised how clean it was seeing that in fact it is colonial (200 years old) and by proper experience knowing that older buildings are harder to keep clean, or at least look the part. The staff is made up by volunteers from all over the world that although might not being the best local guides make up for it with their genuiness. A special thanks to Tom for charging his Skype account at 2:00 am just so I could call home seeing that our mobile phones did not work in the same frequency band and everything was closed.
We just went there to sleep although it looks like a good place to relax and meet new people. It´s location near the central market and just a few blocks away from the center is one of its perks. The prices for day trips are very good when in comparison with travel agencies.
After two weeks travelling around Ecuador we came to spend our last night back at this hostel and if felt like coming home.
The only "down" side is the wi-fi that is reeeaaaaallllly slow and the electric shower heads are a bit tricky for hot water. Not a major problem for us.
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